Bird Brained: Grand Offshore Wind Power Plans Threaten Endangered Species Wipeout

Planting 300 tonne whirling juggernauts out to sea has a variety of endangered species on a greasy path to extinction. One of them is the South-east Australia’s Orange-bellied Parrot – a timid and migratory species – at last count, its remaining numbers would struggle to fill a symphony orchestra. The North Atlantic Right Whale’s numbers […]

No Upside: Wind Developers Pull Plug On Massive Offshore Projects Deemed ‘Uneconomic’

Some of America’s biggest planned offshore wind projects have recently been axed, with more to follow. Deemed ‘uneconomic’, potential investors and financiers are running a mile from what portend to be enormous white elephants. Where the true cost of onshore wind power is phenomenal, the cost of the offshore stuff is astronomical. Going offshore brings […]